Wexford Co. Reports Rise in COVID-19 Cases
District Health Department #10 is reporting a rise in COVID-19 cases in Wexford County.
This comes as numbers continue to rise across the state. Wednesday reported 4,454 new cases of the coronavirus in Michigan.
Take a look at the numbers Wexford County reported over the last three months:
- During the month of January, 287 cases were reported.
- In February, 138 cases.
- But in the first 23 days of March, the county confirmed 340 cases.
The department says many of the cases are from outbreaks within households.
The district’s health officer is reminding everyone to continue wearing a mask, social distancing and getting vaccinated when possible.
District Health Department #10 is offering vaccines to anyone over the age of 16. Minors will need a parent or legal guardian with them. To sign up for the vaccine in Crawford, Kalkaska, Lake, Manistee, Mason, Mecosta, Missaukee, Newaygo, Oceana, and Wexford, visit #10’s website here.
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